General Sessions


Location: Westside Ballroom, 5th Floor

Welcome and Opening Keynote
Profiles of Champions: Becoming a Corporate Athlete
Keynote Session: Be Fierce
Activating Allies: Uniting Against Unconscious Bias
Joint Town Hall on Diversity

Pearls of Wisdom




For a sneak peek, check out brief videos on our three panelists.

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Carli Lloyd
World Cup Soccer Champion; 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist; NWSL Player, broadcast on Lifetime
Chiney Ogwumike

WNBA Player;
Co-Host, African Edition, Sports Center



Kathrine Switzer
First Registered Female Boston Marathon Runner; Emmy-Winning TV Commentator


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 Gretchen Carlson

Acclaimed TV Journalist &

Women’s Empowerment Advocate



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Jennifer Brown
Founder & CEO
Jennifer Brown Consulting


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Deepali Bagati
Executive Director, United States
Catalyst, Inc.
LeVoyd Carter
Executive Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Cox Communications, Inc.​
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Angela Santone
EVP & Global Chief Human Resources Officer
Tina Simmons
SVP, Human Resources – Central Division
Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.​

Opening Remarks

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Michael K. Powell
President & CEO


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 John Yang
Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
NewsHour Productions


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​Adria Alpert Romm
Chief HR & Global Diversity Officer
Discovery Communications
Karen Bennett
EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
Cox Communications
David L. Cohen
Sr. EVP & Chief Diversity Officer
Comcast Corporation​

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Rhonda Crichlow
SVP, Chief Diversity Officer
Charter Communications
Monica Diaz
VP, Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness

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Kimberly Brooks
Fusion Network
Juju Chang


ABC News’ Nightline

Reshma Saujani
Founder & CEO
Girls Who Code

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​Dana Strong
President & COO
Virgin Media
Alison Wright
Alison Wright Photography​